Family: Ciconiidae (storks)

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 Species indigenous to southern Africa

Anastomus lamelligerus (African openbill, Openbilled stork) 

Ciconia abdimii (Abdim's stork) 

Ciconia ciconia (White stork) 

Ciconia episcopus (Woolly-necked stork) 

Ciconia nigra (Black stork) 

Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis (Saddle-billed stork) 

Leptoptilos crumeniferus (Marabou stork) 

Mycteria ibis (Yellow-billed stork) 

 
 

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